Soul Brother #1 comes to the Film Society in “James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business”
The upcoming series highlights Brown's legacy not only as the charismatic singer but through his roles as composer, actor, performer, and more in his signature moments in film and rare musical performances. "James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business" runs August 29 - September 1.
Brazilian filmmaker Daniel Ribeiro's The Way He Looks won the Teddy Award at the Berlin Film Festival this year. It screens as part of the 26th NewFest, New York's LGBT Film Festival at the Film Society, July 24-29.
The Circle won a Teddy Award for Best Documentary at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival, and will screen as part of the 26th NewFest, New York's LGBT Film Festival at the Film Society, July 24-29.
"Fifty Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?" will include all 12 of the legendary director's features alongside a selection of films curated by Waters, conversations, shorts, and more.
The Foxy Merkins director Madeleine Olnek shares her thoughts on adapting male-hustler movies, comedy, and catching the attention of Artforum prior to its Manhattan bow as part of NewFest this week.
Co-director Charles Lum shared with FilmLinc Daily how Age of Consent became a full-blown feature, owing some influence to a 1981 film set in Berlin. He also reveals his and fellow filmmaker Tom Verow's experience diving into hardcore London and finding an audience for their film.
The diversity of this year’s NewFest, which opens at the Film Society on July 24, is the most hopeful and exciting aspect of modern queer cinema. The 26th edition spans 20 films and three collections of shorts from around the world.
Birdman centers on one-time action hero Riggan Thomson, played by Michael Keaton, who attempts to be taken seriously as an artist by staging his own adaptation of Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.
Gone Girl author and screenwriter Gillian Flynn provides insight into how media plays a particular role in sensational cases of foul play. She also shares her thoughts on working with director David Fincher and seeing her characters come alive via Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike.
Set in L.A. in the '70s, Anderson's adaptation of the novel by Thomas Pynchon stars Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon and Benicio Del Toro.